DARK TIMES 69.

[Magazine Vol.18/No.1: Winter 2018. 22x28cm – 24 Pages – Many colour photos and illustrations]. Chapter Points: News and rumors – what’s new and what’s rumoured in the dark attractions industry +Fast & Furious – Supercharged racing into Universal Studios Florida, Dynamic Attractions’ All-Terrain Dark Ride vehicle unveiled at IAAPA 2017, Alterface unveil Popcorn Revenge ride concept, and a next-generation darkride ‘Bazyliszek’ slated for Legendia theme park in Poland. “Luna: Pittsburgh’s Original Lost Kennywood” (1 page: a review of Brian Butko’s new book). Classic Caretakers (a 4-page insight into the history and operation of Trimper’s Haunted House, including the family dedicated to maintaining the attraction). Last Days of Morbid Manor (1 page: the four incarnations of Jolly Roger’s Morbid Manor, 1975 to 2017). Pirate Treasures (a 4-page tale of Trimper’s Pirates Cove and Waldameer’s Pirates Cove, including an insight into the history, the props, the changes, and the operation of each attraction). A Hard-won Masterpiece (3 pages: an interview with ride designer Jim Melonic about the Haunted Mansion suspended-tracked darkride at Funland in Delaware). Ocean City is a Scream (2 pages: an interview with Holly Starkey, the haunt manager at Ocean City Screams’ Haunted House in Maryland). The Dark Attractions of Tivoli Gardens (1 page: a brief description of each). DAFE members’ discounts. [Front cover: A classic Bill Tracy prop in Trimper’s Haunted House. Back page: Patent from the past “Amusement Apparatus” (Joseph H. Maguire’s suspended air-ships darkride) 1906]. [visit DAFE]